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1/16/17  –  Frontier Health Seminar

 

Luke Harl of Frontier Community College, along with Whitney Buckles and Michelle Ward of Fairfield Memorial Hospital joined the show to talk about their upcoming Health and Wellness seminar, set for Tuesday, January 17th, at the Bobcat Den at 6pm.

 

1/13/17  –  Mules Elite Eight Reunion

Players and coaches from the 1991-92 Supersectional Champion Fairfield Mules Boys basketball team joined the show to reminisce.  Former players joining the show were Eric Murphy, Matt McCormick, and Scott Foster; along with former coaches Diana Zurliene and Don K. Wood.  Great, fun show.

 

1/12/17 – Tom Sterling

Telephone interview with Tom Sterling, tonight’s filmmaker fro the Rotary Travelogue series, presenting “Misty Isles of Scotland”, at the First Baptist Church in Fairfield at 7:15.

 

1/11/17  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show to talk about happenings  at the Wayne county Sheriff’s Department.

 

1/10/17  –  Brian Weez Turner

Brian Turner joined the show to talk about the previous night’s college football championship, and the upcoming weekend’s playoff games.

 

1/9/17  –  Michelle Ward

BD SHOW FMHMichelle Ward, Marketing Director for Fairfield Memorial Hospital and Horizon Healthcare, joined the show to give an update on many o the thing going on at FMH.  Topics included the new Urgent Care facility and the pain care center.

1/6/17  –  Thea Gain

BD SHOW THEAThea Gain, creator of Blessing Bears, joined the show to talk about the creation and budding phenomenon of Blessing Bears.  Really interesting conversation.

 

1/5/17  –  Frontier Book Club

Frontier Community College Library Director Merna Youngblood joined the show, along with Frontier Book Club member Karen Bryant.  They discussed the upcoming semester of reading at Frontier.

 

12/23/16  –  Matt Vaughn

Fairfield attorney and friend of the show Matt Vaughn joins the broadcast to talk about the life and death of Ray Chapman.  Fascinating show.  This is the final live show until January 4, 2017.  Thanks very much for listening. 

 

12/22/16  –  Jamey Hodges

Jamey Hodges joined the show to talk College Basketball, football, and baseball with Bruce.  They made their Final Four prediction.

 

12/21/16  –  Chris Simpson

Richland County School District Assistant Superintendent Chris Simpson joined the show to talk about funding issues in our schools.

 

12/20/16  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about current events taking place with the Fairfield Police Department.

 

12/19/16  –  Kingdom Kids

BD SHOW KINGDOM KIDSPat Scarbrough and Catherine Singleton joined the show to talk about Kingdom Kids, and their Trivia Night Fundraiser coming up in March.

 

12/14/16  –  Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show to talk about a variety of things regarding his department.

 

12/13/16  –  Holton Sandiford

Fairfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church Youth Minister Holton Sandiford joined the show to talk about the upcoming Upward Basketball and Cheerleading seasons.  Evaluations are this Friday and Saturday at the CP Church.

 

12/12/16  –  Sandy Simpson

Sandy Simpson, owner/operator of the Male Connection in downtown Fairfield, joined the show to talk about this week’s upcoming Men on a Mission promotion.

 

12/9/16  –  Andrew Nelms

Andrew Nelms, Deputy Director of Americans For Prosperity – Illinois, joined the show to talk about their works to freeze and reduce property taxes.

 

12/8/16  –  Shawn Rush

Shawn Rush of Rush Appliance in Fairfield joined the show to talk a little about mattresses, his store, baseball and basketball; an enjoyable, widely varied conversation.

 

12/7/16  –  Pearl Harbor commemoration

Listen to Franklin Roosevelt’s speech to congress on December 8, 1941, plus music from a variety of American wars.

 

12/6/16  –  Flo Simpson

Flo Simpson, Executive Director of the Fairfield and Wayne County Area Development Commissions joined the show to discuss some of the tools used by the Commission to try to draw business to Fairfield and Wayne County.  

 

12/5/16  –  Matt Rush

BD SHOW RURAL FIREFairfield Rural Fire Department Volunteer Fireman Matt Rush joined the show to give some seasonal tips for preventing fires in the home and in the field.  

 

12/2/16  –  Diana Zurliene

Fairfield Grade School Superintendent Diana Zurliene joined the show to talk about recent happenings at her schools.  Topics covered include the Flash Flu, Maker Space, and reminiscing about high school basketball.

 

11/30/16  –  Christmas for Kids

Troy Shook and Pam Caudle from the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church joined the show to talk about the Christmas for Kids program (formerly Toys for Tots).  Donations may be sent to Christmas for Kids, c/o Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1022 CR 1095, Fairfield, IL  62837.

 

11/29/16  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to discuss various issues affecting his department.  Topics included the upcoming Christmas parade, and the recent kidnapping and murder in Olney.

 

11/28/16  –  Wayne County Shrine Club

BD SHOW SHRINERSL. Bryan Williams and Sheldon Bunting joined the show to talk about the Wayne County Shrine Club Christmas Dance coming up this Saturday night at the Fairfield Elks Club.  Happy Hour starts at 6pm, with the band, “Descent”, starting at around 7pm.

 

11/23/16  –  Patty Bowles

Patty Bowles, owner of B-Way Decorating and Design, joined the show to talk about the local Merchant Strong Program to support and shop the local retail merchant, and to register for the Merry Merchant giveaways.

 

11/22/16  –  Brian “Weez” Turner

Our annual High School Basketball Preview show.  Lotta fun with Weez.

 

11/21/16  –  Cody Simpson

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University of Illinois Civil Engineering student Cody Simpson joined the show to talk about the organization he formed, Illinois Ninja Warriors.  

 

11/18/16  –  Adam Ellis

Cisne High School Athletic Director and Head Basketball Coach Adam Ellis joined the show to talk about the upcoming season for the Cisne Runnin’ Lions.

 

11/17/16  –  Gordy Toombs

Gordy Toombs of Gordy’s Machine and Tools joined the show to talk about the evolution of his business.  Plus they talked about the custom work performed.  Operator Error:  The first segment wasn’t recorded.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

 

11/15/16  –  Russ Gerlach

Edwards County Head Basketball Coach Russ Gerlach joined the show to talk about the upcoming season for his team.  Last year, Edwards County was 18-14, and they open their season on 11-21 against Cisne at the Grayville Turkey Tournament.

 

11/14/16  –  Kiwanis Lighted Christmas Parade

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Phyllis Hilliard with the Kiwanis joined the show to talk about the upcoming Kiwanis Lighted Christmas Parade.  Entry forms need to be submitted by November 23 for a spot in the parade.  The parade will be broadcast live on WFIW FM 104.9 at 5pm on December 3.

 

11/11/16  –  Scott McElravy

Fairfield Community High School Head Boys Basketball Coach Scott McElravy joined the show to talk about their upcoming season.

 

11/10/16  –  Carrie Halbert  –  FCC

Carrie Halbert, Coordinator of Retention and Recruitment at Frontier Community College, joined the show to talk about the college’s upcoming annual Program Showcase.

 

11/9/16  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Joining the show was Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett.  He and Bruce discussed the election results, and talked about the day in the life of a prisoner at the Wayne County Jail.  

 

11/8/16  –  Baptist Hour Soup & Sandwich & Pie Dinner

Brent Cloyd, of the Greater Wabash Baptist Association, along with Shari Winter and Bill Arthur of the Fairfield First Baptist Church, joined the show to talk about the upcoming dinner to support the Friends of the Baptist Hour.  

 

11/4/16  –  Cubs Fans

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Cubs Superfan Ryan Rice joined the show, along with longtime fan Dave Savage to talk about their experiences as Cub fans throughout their long history of torture, changed now by their 2016 World Series Championship.

11/3/16  –  Mule Backers

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Representatives from the Fairfield Mule Backers joined the show to talk about their upcoming Bingo and Silent Auction Night, to be held Friday, November 11, at 7pm upstairs at the Fairfield Elks Lodge.  Joining the show to talk about it were Rhonda Koker, Melissa Felowitz, and Tiffany Lafferty.

 

11/2/16  –  Dennis Stroughmatt, et al

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Musician Dennis Stroughmatt, WVJC student Austin Rodriguez, and Country Legend Leona Williams joined the show to talk about the upcoming show at the Mt. Carmel Eagles Club to benefit the Wabash Valley College Tribe.

 

10/31/16  –  GWBA Disaster Relief

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Don Ile and Brent Cloyd of the Greater Wabash Baptist Association joined the show to talk babout the Disaster Relief efforts of their organization.

 

10/28/16  –  Brian Weez Turner

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Brian Turner from the Wayne County Press joined the show for the annual playoff preview show.  Weez and Bruce pick the South brackets in three classes, and talk Mules vs. Anna-Jonesboro.

 

 

10/24/16  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

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Fairfield City Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about ongoing issues with the Fairfield City Police, as well as the upcoming Trick or Treat hours.

 

10/21/16  –  Frontier Tiny House

Sarah Rush, Frontier Community College Foundation President, and teacher talked about the project the college is building with their Construction Technology classes, and brought several students.  Students joining the show included Zach White, Haylee Newman, Jason Buchanan, Charles Maxham, Darian Lavine, Shaelyn Shreve, and Savannah Barnhart.

 

10/20/16  –  Emily Milner & Phil Wiley

Emily Milner, liaison to the Clay county Hospital Endowment Foundation, and Phil Wiley, foundation member, joined the show to talk about changes and happenings with the foundation, as well as an upcoming event, Illusionist Joel Meyers.

 

10/19/16  –  Justin Hodges 

New Hope Girls Basketball Coach Justin Hodges joined the show to talk Cubs baseball, Bengals football, and his basketball team.  

 

10/18/16  –  Doug & Denny

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Doug Hawf and Dennis Johnson joined the show to play some bluegrass and talk about their Bluegrass duo Doug & Denny.  They play three songs on a really fun show.

 

10/17/16  –  Jasper Hoops

Jasper Grade School Superintendent Dr. David Mills joined the show along with Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Eric Basnett, plus Boys Basketball Coach Matt Shreve to talk about the upcoming Jasper Shootout, along with their respective teams.

 

10/14/16  –  Lori Robson

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Fairfield Community High School Guidance Counselor Lori Robson joined the show to talk about their upcoming Career and College Fair.  The fair is open to the public from 12:30 to 4pm on Tuesday, October 18.

 

10/13/16  –  Dodie Dickey

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Dodie Dickey, President of Animals Requesting Friends joined the show to talk about their upcoming ARF Howloween Hairball, coming up on October 29.  Due to operator error, the second half of the show was erased.  I apologize for any inconvenience.

 

10/12/16  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show, and enlightened Bruce on the emergence of bath salts as an illegal drug.  Really informative.

 

10/11/16  –  Travis Akin

Travis Akin, from Marion, Executive Director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch joined the show to talk about last week’s Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week.  He also talked about frivolous lawsuits.

 

10/10/16  –  Katie White

FCHS Spanish teacher Katie White joined the show to talk about the Spanish Travelers recent trip to Spain and France, plus about a trip planned for next June.  Fun show.

 

10/7/16  –  Katina Strange

Former Fairfield girl, Katina Strange, Operations Support Manager for Sodexo School Services, joined the show to enlighten the community on what kids are eating in schools.

 

10/6/16  –  FCHS Homecoming

Fairfield Community High School Student Council members Haylee Newman and Cassandra Lyons joined the show to talk about this week’s homecoming festivities at FCHS.  Fun show with the kids.

 

10/4/16  –  Fairfield Coin Club

Jim Isle, President, and Roberta Marshel, Secretary, of the Fairfield Coin Club, joined the show to talk about their upcoming Coin Show and Auction taking place this Sunday at North Side School.

 

10-3-16  –  Fairfield Fall Foliage Plein Air Paint Out

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Melinda States of the Volunteers for a Progressive Fairfield, and Spencer Meagher, local artist, joined the show to talk about this week’s Fall Foliage Plein Air PaintOut.  Interesting arty talk.

 

9/29/16  –  Greg McDonald

Greg McDonald, WFIW Political correspondent, joined the show to talk about the Republican National Convention, Cleveland Indians baseball, and Illinois football, among other things.

 

9/28/16  –  FCHS Alumni Association

FCHS Alumni Association President Bruce Reeves and Class of 1966 member Tom Sutton joined the show to talk about all the alumni events taking place during Homecoming weekend next weekend.  For more information, see fchsalumni.org.

 

9/27/16  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

 

Fairfield City Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about issues the department is keeping an eye on. 

 

9/26/16  –  Russell Anderson, Paul Secord

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Russell Anderson, pastor of the Ellen Moore United Methodist Church, Joined the show to talk about their upcoming Homecoming Celebration.  Also, Paul Secord, lead tenor for the group Blackwood Legacy, joined the discussion to talk about their upcoming appearance at the church.

 

9/23/16  –  Enfield Mule Days

Ronnie York and David South joined the show to talk about the upcoming Merry Mule Days, taking place in Enfield from September 29th through October 1st.

 

9/22/16  –  Theresa Rowe

Lifecoach Theresa Rowe joined the show to talk about this weekend’s Women’s Conference taking place at the Union North Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

 

9/22/16  –  Bean Days

Misty Thomason joined the show to talk about Bean Days, coming up this weekend in Wayne City.

 

9/21/16  –  Judge Brad Bleyer

1st Circuit Court Judge Brad Bleyer joined the show to talk about his career as an attorney, and life on the bench.

 

9/20/16  –  Fairfield Chamber of Commerce

Carrie Halbert, Executive Director of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce joined the show to talk about last week’s Fairfield Fall Fun Fest, as well as upcoming events.

 

9/19/16  –  FCC Foundation

Sarah Rush, Frontier Community College Foundation President, and Alyssa Parrott, Frontier Coordinator of Marketing and Career Services, joined the show to talk about the upcoming 40th Anniversary dinner and celebration taking place October 1, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

 

9/15/16  –  Shriner Clinic

Holly Barrett, Practice Manager at Horizon Healthcare, and Jim Onstott of the Wayne County Shrine Club joined the show to talk about the upcoming Screening Clinic for Shriner’s Hospitals for Children.  The clinic is to be held September 20th at 5pm at Horizon.

 

9/13/16  –  Judge Jo Beth Weber

Second Circuit Court Judge Jo Beth Weber joined the show to talk about her career as an attorney and life on the bench.

 

9/12/16  –  Cisne Musical

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Cisne High School students Rebecca Mugrage,  Noah Hill, Kaylee Konopasek, and Harrison Walker joined the show to talk about the upcoming presentation of The Sound Of Music, set for Friday and Saturday September 30 and October 1.

 

9/9/16  –  Hanna House Museum

Jami Roethe and Niki Roethe of the Wayne County Historical Society joined the show to talk about next week’s 140th anniversary of the construction of the museum.

 

 

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9/8/16  –  Great Giveaway

Phyllis Hilliard and Joan Sons joined the show to talk about this weekend’s Great Giveaway at the First Christian Church.  Doors open on Saturday at 10am, and lunch will be served at 11am.  Photos above show the stacks of items to be given away.

 

9/7/16  –  Geff Frontier Days

Sheri Jungwirth and Howard Tanner from the Geff Ruritan Club joined the show to talk about this weekend’s Geff Frontier Days.

 

8/31/16  –  FNB 5K Run/Walk

Meghan Boshears, Scott Merkle, and Becky Puckett from FNB joined the show to talk about the upcoming Fall Fun Fest 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by FNB.  

 

8/30/16  –  Steiner Brothers Reunion

Jeff Steiner, of Alexandria, Louisiana, Steve Steiner, of Kansas City, Missouri, and Jason Edgington, of Necton, Norfolk, UK, joined the show to bring us up to date and their wanderings.  Fun show.

 

8/26/16  –  Weez Turner  –  Football Preview

Brian “Weez” Turner, sports editor for the Wayne County Press, joined the show to discuss the upcoming football season.  Fun chat.

 

8/25/16  –  Fall Foliage Paint Out

Melinda States and Spencer Meagher joined the show to discuss the upcoming Plein Air Fall Foliage Paint Out taking place over the week of October 4.  Interesting discussion of painting and the artist’s mindset.

 

8/24/16  –  Kingdom Kids and Special Needs Softball

Pat Scarbrough and Catherine Singleton joined the show to talk about Kingdom Kids and the upcoming fundraising opportunities they have.  They also talked about a fall season of Special Needs Softball.

 

8/23/16  –  Community Care Systems, Inc.

Rosalie Adkins, Area Administrator, and Georgia Johnston, Personnel Specialist and Field Supervisor, for Community Care Systems, Inc., joined the show to talk about their business and their Open House coming up on 8/30.

 

8/22/16  –  Will Griffith 

The Will Griffith social experiment continue with his discussion of his job search.  Fun show.

 

8/19/16  –  Technical Sergeant Jason Edgington, USAF

Jason Edgington joined the show to discuss the happenings in Swingin’ England.  Good Show.

 

8/18/16  –  Todd “Supercat” Bailey

Browns Mayor Todd Bailey joined the show to talk about next week’s BBQ on the Bonpas, taking place Friday and Saturday 8-26-27, in Browns. Story time as well.  Fun show.

 

8/17/16  –  Jamey Hodges

Jamey Hodges joined the show to talk sports, plus an interview about the Cirque Du Soleil coming to Evansville.

 

8/16/16  –  Carrie Halbert

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carrie HAlbert joined the show to discuss the recent activities of the Chamber, plus the upcoming Fall Fun Fest.

 

8/15/16  –  Bobcat Dash 5K Run/Walk/Ride

Luke Harl, Adjunct professor of Physical Education at Frontier Community College, and Alyssa Parrott, Director of Marketing and Career Services, joined the show to talk about the upcoming Bobcat Den activity.  The 5K Run/Walk/Ride takes place August 20.

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8/12/16  –  Frontier Volleyball

Frontier Community College Head Volleyball Coach Marjorie Jordan joined the show, along with Athletic Director Tommy Kent and several players.  Players joining the show, in order, were Shealyn Healy, FR, Norris City;  Mattie Gillard, FR, Albion;  Alyssa Kollak, SOPH, Fairfield; Nicole Jordan, SOPH, Cisne;  Grace Borah, SOPH, Fairfield;  Devin Colvin, FR, Ferguson, MO;  and Serenity Whitaker, FR, Clarksville, TN.

 

8/11/16  –  Chet Snyder & Ellen Lueking

Fairfield Mules Head Volleyball Coach Chet Snyder and Asst. Coach Ellen Lueking joined the show to preview the upcoming season of Fairfield Volleyball.

 

8/10/16  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show to talk about  the recent postal burglaries, as well as issues facing his department in a potentially more combustible environment.  Plus, Florida restaurant recommendations.

 

8/9/16  –  Judge James R. Moore

Illinois 5th District Appellate Court Judge James R. (Randy) Moore joined the show to talk about his career as an attorney and on the bench.

 

8/8/16  –  Cisne Reunion

Cathryn Baker and JoAnn Smith from the Cisne Reunion board joined the show to talk about this years festival.  The Cisne Reunion begins Monday, August 10th, and concludes Saturday, August 13.

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8/5/16  –  Becky Carter, Jodi Peach, a & Alyssa Parrott

Frontier Community College instructors Becky Carter and Jodi Peach, along with FCC Coordinator of Marketing and Career Services Alyssa Parrott joined the show to talk about the Phlebotomy program and Health Informatics program at Frontier.

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8/4/16  –  Justin Townsend

Fairfield Mules Head Football Coach Justin Townsend joined the show to talk about the upcoming football season and the rest of the Black Diamond Conference.

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8/3/16  –  David Savage

David Savage, grant writer with the Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission joined the show to talk about their upcoming Greater Wabash Business Symposium, taking place August 9, at 9:30am at Carmi-White County High School.  

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8/2/16  –  Frontier Bobcat Baseball

Bobcats Baseball Coach Jeff Baker joined the show, along with several ballplayers, to talk about the upcoming baseball season.  Players joining the show, in order, included Brandon Clevenger, Fairfield; Aaren Morgan, Mt. Vernon; Chris Iltshishin, Waterloo, ON, Canada; Jacob Reutter, Cisne; Ryan Gouger, Madisonville, KY; Kenneth Otero, Rio Grande, PR; Bryan Camacho, Bayamon, PR; Joseph Guavera, Carolina, PR; and Ho-Chi-Ming, Canovana, PR.  Fun show!

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7/29/16  –  Holton Sandiford

Fairfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church Youth Director Holton Sandiford joined the show to talk about Upward Soccer and Upward Basketball.  Fun show

 

7/28/16  –  Joe Rivers

Edwards County High School Football Head Coach Joe Rivers joined the show to talk about the upcoming football season.  Edwards County joins the Black Diamond Conference this season, and rekindles several old rivalries.

 

7/27/16  –  Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation

Fairfield Memorial Hospital Foundation Executive Director Charlotte St. Ledger joined the show to talk about upcoming events occuring within the Foundation, including next week’s golf outing, and the Feast on the Fairway.

 

7/26/16  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to discuss recent events at his department.  Fireworks, etc.

 

7/22/16  –  Doug Anderson

Wayne and White counties Farm Bureau Manager Doug Anderson joined the show to talk about upcoming events taking place in the Farm Bureau, including their Young Leaders Golf outing.  

 

7/21/16  –  Edwards County Fair

Neal Fearn, President of the Edwards County Fair Board joined the show to talk about the many activities going on at the fair this weekend and next week.

 

7/20/16  –  Donna Reever

Donna Reever joined the show to talk about the upcoming Backpack Giveaway program, and the Homecoming and Prom Dress giveaway.  The backpack giveaway is set for Saturday August 6th at the First United Methodist Church in Fairfield.

 

7/19/16  –  Carrie Halbert

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carrie Halbert joined the show to talk about upcoming Chamber Activities.  Good show.

 

7/18/16  –  Jamey Hodges

Local sports guru, Jamey Hodges joined the show and talked about a variety of sports, including the upcoming Junior League Football season.

 

7/15/16  –  Michelle Ward

Independent Wellness Advocate Michelle Ward joined the show to talk  about an upcoming educational event:  Unlocking Happy Hormones, taking place Saturday, August 13, from 1-4pm at the Community of Christ Church.  Proceeds from the event will go to the Kingdom Kids.

 

7/13/16  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show to talk about what’s happening at the local sheriff’s department.

 

7/12/16  –  Wabash Co-op

General Manager Barry Adair and Marketing Director Jenna Richardson joined the show to talk about the expansion going on at WIN.  The first segment was lost due to technical issues.

 

7/11/16  –  4H Kids at the Wayne County Fair

Yvette Anderson, Wayne County 4H Program director joined the show, along with about twenty kids from the 4H Barn at the Fair.  Fun show.

 

7/8/16  –  Governor Bruce Rauner;  Steve Bunnage

Split show today, as we play Len Wells full interview from July 7, of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.  After that, I spoke with Steve Bunnage of Steve Bunnage Motorsports about this weekend’s Lucas Oil Tractor Pull at the Wayne County Fair.

 

7/6/16  –  Ruritans

2016 Ruritan National President Calvin Shelton, from Greeneville, TN, joined the show, along with National Director Howard Tanner.  They disscussed current and past Ruritan programs, as well as their current Rudy Bear project aimed at helping Alzheimer’s patients.

 

7/5/16  –  American Red Cross

Local Site Coordinator Dave Savage and American Red Cross Regional Drive Coordinator Karen Robertson joined the show to talk about the blood drive taking place July 6, at the Fairfield community of Christ Church.

 

6/30/16  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about ongoing construction at the police station, as well as the upcoming fireworks show.

 

6/29/16  –  Jeremy Carter

Jeremy Carter, owner/operator of Carter Trucking west of Fairfield joined the show to talk a little baseball, as well as about the history and expansion of his business.

 

6/28/16  –  Ryan Livingston

Ryan Livingston, Salesman for Mt. Vernon Dream Homes joined the show to talk about the history of the business, which started out as JR’s Mobile Homes in Fairfield.

 

6/27/16  –  Phillip Walker and Justin Johnson

Phillip Walker, Owner/Operator of Indian Creek RV Service in Norris City joined the show, along with his gun room manager, Justin Johnson, joined the show to talk about the growth of their business.

 

6/24-16  –  Matt Poss

Matt Poss, leader of the Matt Poss Band joined the show by telephone to talk about this weekend’s Moccasin Creek Music Fest.

 

6/23/16  –  HAM Radio

Bill Shrode and Dennis Poland joined the show to talk about their upcoming Amateur Radio Field Day taking place Saturday, 6/25, in Parkersburg.

 

6/22/16  –  Cuff Wrestling

Coaches Scott Cuff and Bob Scarbrough joined the show to talk abut upcoming Team Cuff Wrestling fundraisers, starting this Friday at Backwoods Smokin’.  Also joining the show were junior wrestlers Scott Cuff, Jr., Jax Scarbrough, and Seth Scarbrough.

 

6/21/16  –  Carrie Halbert

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carrie Halbert joined the show to announce the winners of the annual Chamber of Commerce Pretty Up Your Porch competition, as well as to talk about the Chamber golf outing, and the TownWide Rummage Sale Day.

 

6/20/16  –  Dave Parker

Dave Parker of the Wayne County Speedway, located just South of Wayne City, joined the show to talk about the upcoming season of go-kart racing.

 

6/17/16  –  Gary Carter

Gary Carter of Lemonds Yamaha-Honda-Kawasaki-Suzuki-Kubota-ExMark-Land Pride joined the show to talk about the business, past and future.

 

6/16/16  –  Rylan & DeAirdra Dagg

Rylan and De Airdra joined the show to talk about Boyd Furniture and Mattress Center.  They also talked about the new Wayne City School.

 

6/14/16  –  Shari Harvey

Shari Harvey, owner/operator of Uebinger Furniture in Flora, joined the show to talk about her business.  Very informative show on the furniture industry.

 

6/13/16  –  Sheldon Bunting

Sheldon Bunting joined the show to talk about LeMonds Chevrolet Chrysler in downtown Fairfield.

 

6/10/16  –  Jerry Quindry

Jerry Quindry of Sigma Plus Engineering joined the show to talk about the potential for a new lake at Lakeside Park.  There will be an informational public meeting on Monday June 20th, at 6pm, at the Kon-Tiki.

 

6/9/16  –  Chris Medler

Chris Medler from Mid East Supply joined the show to talk about their business.  Bruce learns a ton.

 

6/8/16  –  Shawn Rush

Shawn Rush of Rush Appliance and Furniture in Fairfield joined the show to give tips on the smart way to purchase appliances and furniture.  They also talked a little baseball.

 

6/7/16  –  Andrew Diesel

Edward Jones advisor Andrew Diesel joined the show to talk about his background and how his office runs.

 

6/6/16  –  Tommy Kent and Chris Conard

Frontier Community College Athletic Director Tom Kent and Bobcat Booster Chris Conard joined the show to give a wrap-up to the year in Bobcat sports as well as to look at the upcoming construction of their new baseball field.

 

6/2/16  –  Dave Kozmatka

Fairfield City Band Director Dave Kozmatka joined the show to talk about the upcoming Fairfield City Band season.  Shows are every Thursday in June at 7pm on the Wayne County Courthouse Square.

 

6/1/16  –  Wayne County Shrine Club

Sheldon Bunting and Tyler Lampley from the Wayne County Shrine Club joined the show to talk about the upcoming Ainad Shrine Circus.  All proceeds go to Shriners Hospitals.  The circus is in Fairfield on June 7, at 7:30, at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.

 

5/31/16  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show this morning for his monthly visit.  Among the topics covered were fire lanes at public property and large item trash pickup.

 

5/27/16  –  Junior League Football

Fairfield Junior Football League President Fred Gilbert and Vice President Jeremy Carter joined the show totalk about the kids football program.  Raffle tickets were also drawn, with winners being Darren Harsy, DuQuoin, and Curt Robbins, of Fairfield.  Prizes were a rifle donated by Wayne-White, and a Big Green Egg donated by Shawn Rush at Rush Appliance.

 

5/26/16  –  Dennis Stroughmatt & Bruce Morganstern

Dennis Stroughmatt, leader of Dennis Stroughmatt and Creole Stomp, and Bruce Morganstern of Pheasant Hollow Winery in Whittington, IL, joined the show to talk about the upcoming CajunFest, to be held June 3rd and 4th.  Fun show – Dennis plays his squeezebox.

 

5/25/16  –  Phyllis Hilliard, Dennis & Janet Brant

World travelers Phyllis Hilliard, and Dennis and Janet Brant joined the show to talk about their recent trip to Southeast Asia.  It’s a fascinating journey through Cambodia and Vietnam.

 

5/24/16  –  Jeff Baker

Frontier Community College Baseball Manager Jeff Baker joined the show to give an update on the progress being made in the new Bobcat baseball program.  Due to a technical issue, the first ten minutes of the show did not record.

 

5/23/16  –  Jamey Hodges

Jamey Hodges joined the show to talk various sports, including Canadian Football.

 

5/19/16  –  Carrie Jones

Carrie Jones, former Fairfield resident now living in Los Angeles, joined the show to talk about the Kasem Cares organization.  Kasem Cares is devoted to the end of elder abuse and isolation.  

 

5/18/16  –  Spanish Travelers

Jillian Best, Jorja Coomer, and CaSandra Lyons joined the show to talk about the upcoming Spanish Travelers trip to Madrid, Barcelona, and Paris.  They are holding a fundraiser this Saturday on the Courthouse square.  Porkburgers galore.  Inadvertent abrupt end to the show due to a power outage.

 

5/17/16  –  Carrie Halbert

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carrie Halbert joined the show to talk about the upcoming Chamber golf outing, as well as the TownWide Rummage Sale day and Pretty Up Your Porch competition.  Plus she gets a big surprise around the 11:30 mark.

 

5/12/16  –  Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show for his monthly visit to talk about issues facing his department.

 

5/4/16  –  Ben Vining

Ben Vining, amateur horse racing handicapper, joined the show to give his annual thoughts on how to enjoy and bet the Kentucky Derby.  After having successfully picked last year’s Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah, this year, Vining picks Exaggerator to win the Derby.

 

5/3/16  –  Ruthie Shelton

Ruthie Shelton, author of Inside the Shelton Gang, joined the show to talk about her past and her family’s history.  Really interesting show.

 

5/2/16  –  Family Literacy Fest

Jill Andrews of the Kiddie Kollege and Hannah Lowe of the Family Enrichment Program joined the show to talk about the upcoming Family Literacy Fest taking place Saturday, May 14th from 10am to 2pm.

 

4/29/16  –  Way-Fair Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Erin Boyd, Marketing Director of Way-Fair, joined the show to talk about the upcoming national Nursing Home Week, taking place May 9 through the 13th.  Fun show.

 

4/28/16  –  Henry Simmers

Henry Simmers, of CSI Insurance in Fairfield, joined the show to talk about how he came to reach this point in life, and his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

 

4/27/16  –  Dennis Stroughmatt

Well known Albion performer and recording artist Dennis Stroughmatt joined the show to talk about the upcoming release of his tribute to Ray Price and the Cherokee Cowboys – One More Time.  Really interesting show.  Dennis Stroughmatt’s website is honkytonkfiddle.com.

 

4/26/16  –  Keith Colclasure and Tom Windland

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure and and Wayne County 911 Coordinator Tom Windland joined the show to help commemorate National Telecommunicators Week, and to discuss the do’s and don’ts of calling 911.

 

4/25/16  –  Special Needs Softball

Pat Scarbrough and Catherine Singleton joined the show to talk about Special Needs Softball, which begins its five-week season on Saturday, May 14th, at 8:30 am at SW Park.  We also talked about the Kingdom Kids.

 

4/22/16  –  Derek Dunn

Derek Dunn joins the show as he and Bruce reminisce over the Sims-Fairfield Tornado of 2002.  Also, plenty of sports talk.

 

4/21/16  –  Ledy Van Kavage

Ledy Van Kavage, Senior Legislative attorney for Best Friends, joined the show by telephone to talk about a bill running through the Illinois legislature which would help preserve funding for spay and neuter programs for feral cats.

 

4/19/16  –  Carrie Halbert

Carrie Halbert, Executive Director of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, joined the show to talk about upcoming activities at the Chamber, including their annual golf outing, and porch contest.

 

4/18/16  –  Wayne County Golf

Marty Vaughan and Jill Andrews joined the show to talk about many opportunities to play and participate at the Wayne County Golf Course.  They are having an auction and dance this Saturday night at the Fairfield Elks.

 

4/14/16  –  Wabash Ribberfest

Terry Beckerman and Chuck Johnson of the Wabash Ribberfest joined the show to talk about the event, coming up in Mt. Carmel on April 22-23.  Over $9000 in prizes and trophies to be awarded.  Good show.

 

4/8/16  –  Justin Hodges

Justin Hodges joined the show for a major league baseball preview.  Justin also reviews the movie Batman v. Superman.  Fun show.

 

4/7/16  –  Andrew Nelms

Andrew Nelms, Deputy State Director of Americans For Prosperity-Illinois, joined the show by telephone to talk about many of the issue facing property taxpayers in Illinois.  Joined in progress.

 

4/1/16  –  Dave Flanagan  –  Steel Guitar Show

Steel Guitarist Dave Flanagan was in studio and Dennis Stroughmatt joined the show by telephone to talk about the upcoming Southern Illinois Steel Guitar Show and Concert coming up in Mt. Vernon on April 14,15, & 16.  Fun show.

 

3/31/16  –  Sarah Rush – FCC Foundation

Frontier Community Foundation President Sarah Rush joined the show to talk about next weekend’s FCC Foundation Jackpot Jamboree, taking place at the Fairfield Elks Club.

 

3/30/16  –  Niki Roethe and Jami Roethe

Niki Roethe and Jami Roethe joined the show to talk about the Hanna House Museum opening for the summer season.  The Hanna House will be open Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.  New exhibits are planned and installed.

 

3/29/16  –  Keith Colclasure

Fairfield City Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about recent happenings at the Fairfield Police Department.  

 

3/28/16  –  FCHS Treasure Island

Fairfield High School students Amber Lyon, Mackenzie Bielecki, and Arianna Shelton, along with Donna Reever joined the show’s first segment to talk about this weekend’s upcoming production of Treasure Island.  The second segment featured Dalton Dickey, Chloe Hodges, Amber Clark, and Sam Beach.  Following in the third segment were Brice Todd, Colin McDuffee, Holden August, and Hunter Clevenger.  Shows are Friday and Saturday nights at 7pm, and Sunday afternoon at 2pm.

 

3/25/16  –  Wayne City History Club

Wayne City High School students Jack Whitlow and Danny Brown, along with Club Sponsor LaMar Choate joined the show to talk about the upcoming Wayne City History Club’s Trivia Night coming up on April 16th at 6pm.  Tough questions.  

 

3/22/16  –  Carrie Halbert

Carrie Halbert, Executive Director of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce, joined the show to talk about upcoming events for the Chamber, including Girlfriends Day Out, taking place Saturday, April 9.

 

3/18/16  –  Ledy Van Kavage

Ledy Van Kavage, Sr. Legislative Attorney for Best Friends Animal Society, joined the show to talk about issues in the nation’s legislatures regarding all animals, as well as the Best Friends organization.

 

3/17/16  –  Fairfield Rural Fire Department

Chris Miller of the Fairfield Rural Fire Department joined the show to talk about tomorrow’s annual Fish Dinner.  Lunch serves from 11-1, and Supper is from 4-7pm.  Carryouts will be available.

 

3/16/16  –  Community Care Services

Rosalie Adkins, Area Administrator, and Deb Welty, Service Coordinator, of Community Care Services in Fairfield joined the show to talk about the services offered by Community Care Services.

 

3/15/16  –  NCAA Preview Show

Justin “Time” Hodges and Brian “Weez” Turner joined the show to discuss this year’s NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament, plus make their picks.  Fun and informative.

 

3/14/16  –  Frontier CC Book Club

Merna Youngblood, Librarian at Frontier Community College, joined the show to talk about the Brown Bag Book Club, meeting each Wednesday at the Learning Resource Center at FCC.  Also joining the show were Charlene Carter and Karen Bryant, book club members.

 

3/9/16  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show for his monthly visit to talk about the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department.  Elections were also discussed.

 

3/8/16  –  Kingdom Kids

Pat Scarbrough joined the show to talk about this weekend’s upcoming Kingdom Kids Trivia Night at the First Baptist Church.  The meal starts at 5pm on Saturday, with the trivia to follow at 6pm.  Admission is by donation, and there will be a silent auction.

 

3/7/16  –  Billy Rogers

Fairfield Mules Head Baseball Coach Billy Rogers joined the show to talk about the upcoming Fairfield Mules Baseball season.  The season begins March 15 @ Grayville, and the first home game is on Thursday, March 16 against Gallatin County.

 

3/4/16  –  Bobcats Softball and Baseball

Frontier Community College Athletic Director Tommy Kent and Bobcat Club member Chris Conard joined the show to talk about the upcoming softball season, and the fundraising efforts for the Bobcats Baseball field.

 

3/2/16  –  Fairfield Kiwanis

Pam Robbins, President of the local Kiwanis club joined the show to talk about the Kiwanis Pancake Day coming up this Saturday at the Community of Christ Church, starting at 6am.

 

3/1/16  –  Kim Briggs

Kim Briggs, from the Brain Treatment Center joined the show to talk about her new operation, opening today at Adhanced Health Care west of Fairfield.

 

2/29/16  –  Mule Backers

Rhonda Koker, President, and Bobby Wells, faculty representative from Fairfield Community High School, joined the show to talk about the Mule Backers organization, and their upcoming fund raiser.

 

2/26/16  –  Wayne County Soil & Water Conservation District

Jenny Tannahill, Administrative Coordinator, Gary Zwilling, District Conservationist, and Charles Trimble, Soil Conservationist, joined the show to talk about how their agency assists farmers, landowners, and the general public.  One may reach them at 618/842-7602,  ext. 3.

 

2/25/16  –  Jill Fulkerson

Fairfield Community High School Superintendent and Principal Jill Fulkerson joined the show to talk about things going on at the high school.  Very interesting show.

 

2/23/16  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield City Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about continuing education, and scams currently facing the public.

 

2/22/16  –  FCHS FFA Kids

Tristan Payne, President, Mercedes Grote, Reporter, Morgan Gregory, Vice President, and Kenlee Bramlet, Historian joined the show to talk about FFA Week.  Many upcoming events.

 

2/19/16  –   Brian Weez Turner

Brian “Weez” Turner of the Wayne County Press joined the show to help preview the upcoming IHSA Boys Basketball tournaments.

 

2/17/16  –  ARF Trivia

Dodie Dickey, President of Animals Requesting Friends joined the show to talk about their organization, and their upcoming Mardi Paws Trivia Night coming up this Saturday evening at the Fairfield Elks Club.

 

2/16/16  –  Carrie Halbert

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carrie Halbert joined the show to talk about the upcoming Chamber Dinner.  Error at start, sorry for the inconvenience.

 

2/15/16  –  Rattlewatch

Lamar Choate, Jerry Wilson, and Steve Fowler, of the band, Rattlewatch, joined the show to talk about their new album, Great Horn Spoon.  Several songs are featured in the show.

 

2/12/16  –  FCC Baseball  – Jeff Baker

Frontier Community College Baseball Coach Jeff Baker joined the show to talk about the Bobcats Baseball.  Good show.

 

2/11/16  –  Kingdom Kids

Catherine Singleton and Pat Scarbrough of the Kingdom Kids at the First Baptist Church joined the show to talk about their upcoming Trivia contest, as well as to discuss the operation of the faith based latchkey program.

 

2/10/16  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show to talk about a variety of issues, including the recent prisoner escape, their drug take-back program, and scholarships for kids.

 

2/9/16  –  Len Campbell

Len Campbell, of Nashville, IL, joined the show to talk about the upcoming concert of his band – To God Be The Glory.  The musical interlude by the band, sadly did not record.  Here is the interview.

Here is the song that was played during the show:  I’ve Got a New Song

 

2/8/16  –  David Mills

David Mills, Superintendent of Jasper Grade School joined the show to give an update on funding for schools, as well as to talk about how state assessment testing has continued to change over the years.

 

2/5/16  –  Marty David on the Super Bowl

Marty David joined the show to give his review of the 30 fo 30 documentary of the 1985 Chicago Bears.  Plus, he and Bruce discussed prop bets for the Super Bowl.

 

2/4/16  –  Tommy Newman and Justin Hodges

New Hope Panthers Boys Basketball Coach Tommy Newman and Lady Panthers Coach Justin Hodges joined the show to talk about the successful seasons of the basketball squads.  

 

2/3/16  –  Wabash Independent Network – WIN

Barry Adair and Jenna Richardson from WIN and Wabash Co-op joined the show to talk about current and upcoming innovations at the network. 

 

2/2/16  –  Dale Righter and David Reis

Illinois State Senator Dale Righter and Illinois Representative David Reis joined the show to talk about current issues in Springfield.  They also broke down the recent Iowa presidential primary.

 

 

2/1/16  –  Angel Maguire and Mallory Hall

Angel Maguire, Lead Graphics Design Instructor at Frontier Community College and Mallory Hall, Marketing Director at Lemond Chevrolet Chrysler, joined the show to talk about their collaboration for a Graphic Design contest.  The winner receives $1000.  The public is invited to vote for a winner in the contest at LemondChevrolet.com.

 

1/26/16  –   FF Police Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about current issues facing the Fairfield police force.

 

1/25/16  –  Jerome Eckleberry

Jerome Eckleberry of the Main Street Shop in Fairfield joined the show to talk about his career as well as the shop, and their current expansion.

 

1/22/16  –  Financial Aid at Frontier

Ashlee Spannagle, Retention Coordinator and Recruiter, and Laurie Noe, Financial Aid Coordinator at Frontier Community College joined the show to talk about upcoming opportunities to help students complete their FAFSA forms for financial aid.

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1/20/16  –  Larry Eckhardt  –  The Flag Man

Larry Eckhardt joined the show to talk about his calling, ensuring that soldiers and first responders are adequately remembered and recognized for their commitment.  Music first, then the interview.

 

1/19/16  –  Carrie Halbert

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carrie Halbert joined the show to talk about happenings at the Chamber.  TGIF raffle, Men on a Mission, and new members were discussed.

 

1/18/16  –  Katie White

Katie White joins the show and turns the tables, interviewing Bruce about his recent trip to Europe.

 

1/15/16  –  Dr. Andy Britt

Dr. Andy Britt joined the show to talk about the concept and creation of IcExpress Clinics in Salem.  It’s a fascinating business.

 

1/14/16  –  Tom Sterling

Filmmaker Tom Sterling joined the show to talk about the upcoming travelogue show tonight:  Superior – Land of the Woodland Drummer.

 

1/13/16  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show to talk about current issues facing his department.

 

1/12/16  –  Lois Dishman-Cooper

Advanced Practice Provider Lois Dishman-Cooper of the Clay County Hospital Cisne Clinic joined the show to talk about how to survive the cold and flu season, as well as to discuss other happenings at the clinic.

 

1/11/16  –  State Senator Kyle McCarter

State Senator Kyle McCarter joined the show to talk about his campaign for US Congress.

 

1/8/16  –  Travis Akin –  Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch

Travis Akin, Executive Director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch joined the show to talk about tort reform and other issues facing Illinois.

 

1/7/16  –  Will Griffith

University of Illinois Senior Will Griffith joined the show in the continuing social experiment following him through school and afterward.  Discussions involved schoolwork, fraternities, and his future.

 

1/6/16  –  Justin Hodges

New Hope Girls Basketball Coach Justin Hodges joined the show to talk about New Hope basketball, and the upcoming NFL playoffs, as well as the Big Ten basketball season.

 

12/18/15  –  Matt Vaughn

Matt Vaughn joined the show to talk about Abraham Lincoln, the lawyer.

 

12/16/15  –  Chief Colclasure and Detective Titzer

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure and Detective Justin Titzer joined the show to talk about police matters witht he holidays coming up, plus folks get to know Detecteve Titzer a little better. 

 

12/15/15  –  Carrie Halbert and Tommy Kent

Fairfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carrie Halbert, and Tommy Kent, Frontier Community College Athletic Director, joined the show to discuss the upcoming opening of the Bobcat Den Fitness Center and Coffee Shop.

 

 

12/14/15  –  Chris Simpson

Former Fairfield boy, Chris Simpson, Assistant Superintendent of the Richland County School District joined the show to give an update on things going on at Olney.

 

 

12/11/15  –  Ernie Lewis  –  North Wayne Ministerial Alliance

Ernie Lewis, President of the North Wayne Ministerial Alliance joined the show to talk about their current grocery drive and fundraising efforts, as well as about the new building at the Blue Point Free Will Baptist Church.

 

12/10/15  –  Steve Ehrhart – Wayne City Ruritans

Steve Ehrhart, of Wayne City, joined the show to talk about the activities of the Wayne Ruritans this weekend.  They are hosting breakfast on Saturday at the Community building, and also hosting a Holiday Bazaar at the Little Old Opry.  Due to operator error, the first part of the broadcast was not recorded.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

 

12/9/15  –  Wayne County Chief Deputy Andy Milner

Wayne County Chief Deputy Andy Milner joined the show to discuss issues currently facing the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department.  And baking.

 

12/8/15  –  David From  –  Americans For Prosperity

David From, Director of the Illinois chapter of Americans For Prosperity, joined the show by telephone to discuss some recent polling results in Illinois.

 

12/3/15  –  Brian “Weez” Turner

Brian Turner from the the Wayne County Press joined the show to help preview the upcoming high school basketball season, among other things.

 

12/2/15  –  Johnny Williams

Johnny Williams, owner of John’s Butcher Block in Fairfield joined the show to talk about the business, and his life in the grocery industry.

 

12/1/15  –  Fairfield Rural Fire Dept.

Chris Miller and Matt Rush from the Fairfield Rural Fire Department to talk about various issues facing the department.  

 

11/30/15  –  Jeff Steiner and Steve Steiner

Jeff Steiner, formerly of Thibodoux. LA, and Steve Steiner, now of Kansas City, joined the show to talk about current goings on in their lives.

 

11/27/15  –  To God Be the Glory

Founder Len Campbell, and vocalist Barbara Rumbold joined the show to talk about their upcoming in the Wayne County Area.

 

11/25/15  –  Scott Boyet

Los Angeles actor and producer Scott Boyet joined the show to talk about his career and life in Hollywood.  Entertaining show.

 

 

11/24/15  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about Black Friday and the upcoming Christmas Parade.

 

11/23/15  –  Amy Taylor

Former Fairfield girl Amy Taylor joined the show to talk about her life in the Hollywood, CA, community.  Very entertaining show.

 

11/20/15  –  Cisne Community Center

Robin Block and Eber Pennington joined the show to talk about the fundraising Ham and Bean dinner set for Saturday at 4pm at the Cisne Community Center.

 

 

11/19/15  –  Greater Wabash Baptist Association

Brent Cloyd and Bill Arthur, from the Greater Wabash Baptist Association, and Sherry Winter from the Fairfield First Baptist Church joined the show to talk about their upcoming Soup and Pie dinner taking place Friday night from five to seven at the Fairfield First Baptist Church.  Proceeds of the meal go to assist in the funding of the Baptist Hour.

 

 

11/18/15  –  Kiwanis Lighted Christmas Parade

Pam Robbins and Phyllis Hilliard of the Fairfield Kiwanis Club joined the show to talk about the upcoming Fairfield Christmas Parade.  The Parade is to be held December 5th at 5pm.  It will be broadcast on WFIW 104.9 FM.

 

 

11-17-15  –  Carrie Halbert  –  Fairfield Chamber of Commerce

Carrie Halbert, Executive Director of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and the Fairfield Retail Merchants joined the show to talk about the upcoming Christmas Open House, taking place this Sunday 11/22.

 

11/16/15  –  FMH Pain Center

Emily Rush, Clinical and Referral RN, Erin Fields, Clinical Coordinator, and Michelle Ward, Marketing Director at Fairfield Memorial Hospital joined the show to talk abotu the FMH Pain Center.  Due to operator error, only the final segment was recorded.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

 

11/13/15  –  Shari Harvey  –  Uebinger’s Furniture

Shari Harvey, owner/operator of Uebinger’s Furniture in Flora joined the show to talk about the furniture market, as well as her store.

 

 

11/12/15  –  Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show to talk about what is happening this month at the Sheriff’s office.  He also made a new restaurant recommendation.

 

11/11/15  –  Cub Scout Troop 295

Troop Leader Linda Sargent, along with Cub Scouts Tucker Childers, Jeffrey Blaine, and Garon Bailey joined the show to talk about this weekend’s Scouting for Food program taking place in Louisville.  Also joining the show were Angel Allison, a Brownie, and Logan Leehy, a Boy Scout, talking about scouting in general.

 

 

 11/10/15  –  FMH Senior Fair

Fairfield Memorial Hospital Marketing Director Michelle Ward and Senior Life Solutions Director Susie DeVoy joined the show to talk about the upcoming Senior Fair at the hospital.  The Senior Fair is set for Thursday, November 19th, from four to six pm in the Medical Arts Building at FMH.

 

 

11/6/15  –  Vicky Strange and James Bond

Vicky Strange joined the show on her birthday, and reminisced about her career  and the folks she had worked with over the years at Wayne County Broadcasting and at The Original Company.  In the last segment, Bruce and Tom Lavine talk about James Bond.

 

 

11/4/15  –  Secret Santa Program

Darrell Meritt and Jeff McKibben from the Fairfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and Angela Koontz, from the Lebanon North Cumberland Presbyterian Church joined the show to talk about the Secret Santa program, and their upcoming fundraiser at Kincaid’s on Saturday, November 7.

 

 

11/3/15  –  Troy Simmons and Teresa Simmons

Troy Simmons, now of Chicago, and Teresa Simmons, of Fairfield joined the show to talk about the new short film they are producing, Oden Lane.  For more information on assisting the project, check out www.odenlane.com for their IndieGogo campaign.

 

11/2/15  –  Rylan & DeAndra Dagg

Rylan and DeAndra Dagg of Boyd’s Furniture in Wayne City joined the show to talk about the store’s seventh anniversary, as well as Wayne City Girls Basketball.

 

 

10/30/15  –  Brian Weez Turner

Brian Turner of the Wayne County Press joined the show for a playoff football preview.

 

10/29/15  –  Secret Keeper Girls

First Christian Church Children’s Minister Laura Etheridge joined the show along with Sarah Collins, from Albion, to talk about the Secret Keeper Girls program, coming up at the Fairfield First Christian Church on Sunday, November 8.  Dannah Gresh, founder of Secret Keeper Girls, joined the show by telephone at about ten minutes in.

 

 

10/28/15  –  Wayne County Pumpkin Smash

Luke Smith of the Wayne County Fair Board and Ty Richards joined the show to talk about this weeken’s 1st Annual Wayne County Pumpkin Smash taking place this Saturday at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.  The Demolition Derby begins at 1pm 

 

 

10/27/15  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield City Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show to talk about Halloween and other issues facing the city police department.

 

10/26/15  –  Myrna Youngblood, Ruthie Shelton, Doris Bland

Frontier Community College Librarian Myrna Youngblood joined the show to discuss the upcoming book signing event taking place this Friday from one to five in the FCC Learning Resource Center.  Also joining the show were Ruthie Shelton, author of Inside the Shelton Gang, and Doris Bland, Certified Geneologist and author.

 

10/23/15  –  Cisne “High School Musical

Assistant Director Kim Hill joined the show along with four cast members of the upcoming “High School Musical”, being staged at Cisne Middle School on Friday, November 5th, and Saturday November 6th, at 7pm.   Joining the show are cast members Jon Hill, Hannah Staat, Rebecca Mugrage, and Noah Hill.

 

10/22/15  –  ARF Howloween Hairball

Animals Requesting Friends President Dodie Dickey joined the show to talk about the 13th Annual Howloween Hairball taking place this weekend at the Fairfield Elks Club.  

 

10/21/15  –  Jasper Grade School

Superintendent David Mills, Girls Basketball Coach Eric Basnett, and Boys Basketball Coach Matt Shreve joined the show to talk about the Jasper Halloween Shootout taking place this weekend, as well as the basketball teams at Jasper.

 

10/20/15  –  Fairfield Chamber of Commerce

Carrie Halbert, Executive Director of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce joined the show to talk about the Witch’s Night Out promotion taking place tonight in Fairfield.  

 

 

10/16/15  –  Wabash Telephone

Barry Adair, Assistant General Manager, and Jenna Richardson, Marketing Representative for Wabash Telephone Cooperative joined the show to talk about some of the plans and the future of both Wabash and WIN.

 

10/15/15  –  Justin Hodges – Cub Fans Respond

Justin Hodges, locally renowned longtime Chicago Cubs fan, joined the show to talk about the Cubs series win over the Cardinals, as well as about New Hope Girls Basketball.

 

10/14/15  –  Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show for his monthly visit to talk about grants and othe events affecting the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department.

 

 

10/13/15  –  Union Grove Youth Camp

The Union Grove General Baptist Youth Camp is raising money to build a new girls’ dormitory, and folks from the General Baptist Church joined the show to talk about their efforts.  Don Witter, Derrick Gaines, and Beth Sessions joined the show to talk about their upcoming auction, as well as an upcoming Womens’ Conference. 

 

 

10/12/15  – Diana Zurliene

Fairfield District 112 Superintendent Diana Zurliene joined the show to talk about  some of the changes ongoing at both North Side School and Center Street School.

 

 

10/9/15  –  Cardinals/Cubs Preview

New Frontier Community College Baseball Head Coach Jeff Baker and Brad Richards joined the show to talk about the Division Series starting in St. Louis tonight.  Recording joined in progress.

 

 

10/8/15  –  Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch

Travis Akin, Director of the Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch, joined the show to talk about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week.  The organization attempt to bring about tort reform throughout the state.

 

10/7/15  –  Jason Edgington

This show was actually recorded in May, 2014.  Fun show talking about a variety of things.

 

 

10/6/15  –  Animals Requesting Friends

Dodie Dickey, President of Animals Requesting Friends joined the show to talk about upcoming events for ARF, including Bark in the Park, and the ARF Howloween Hairball.

 

10/5/15  –  Fairfield PaintOut 2015

Melinda States and Spencer Meagher with the Volunteers for a Progressive Fairfield joined the show to talk about the Fourth Annual Fairfield PaintOut, taking place this weekend throughout Fairfield and Wayne County.

 

10/2/15  –  FCHS Homecoming

FCHS Student Council members Holden August and Colin McDuffee joined the show to talk about the ongoing activities surrounding this years FCHS Homecoming.  A fun, refreshing show.

 

 

10/1/15  –  Larry Hobbs

In an encore of a show originally recorded in 2013, Larry Hobbs joins Bruce for music and chat.  A lot of fun, as Larry plays fiddle and mandolin, along with Bruce’s tuba.

 

9/30/15  –  Enfield Mule Days

Ron York and David South of Enfield Mule Days joined the show to talk about the upcoming activities for Mule Days.  Mule Days in Enfield starts tonight and runs through Saturday night.

 

 

9/29/15  –  Chief Keith Colclasure

Fairfield City Police Chief Keith Colclasure joined the show for his monthly visit, to discuss upcoming issues involving the Fairfield Police Department.

 

 

9/28/15  –  Bob Walker

In a show originally recorded in February,  2014, Bob Walker joined the show to tell stories.  Certainly entertaining, if a little rough at the end.

 

9/25/15  –  Marty David

Marty David of the Wayne County Press joined the show to talk about the NFL and Major League Baseball. 

 

9/24/15  –  FCHS Alumni Association

Dale Harris and Bruce Reeves from the FCHS Alumni Association joined the show to talk about the upcoming Homecoming weekend activities planned for the weekend of 10/3.  

 

 

9/23/15  –  Bean Days

Sue Meyers, from the Wayne City Ruritan Club, joined the show to talk about the upcoming Bean Days celebration, taking place this weekend in Wayne City.

 

9/22/15  –  Run For Your Life 5K Run/Walk

Michelle Ward, Marketing Director of Fairfield Memorial Hospital, and Alyssa Parrott, Coordinator of Career Services at Frontier Community College, joined the show to talk about the Run For Your Life 5K Run/Walk to be held October 3, at 8am.

 

9/21/15  –  Shriner’s Hospital Screenings

Jim Onstott of the Wayne County Shrine Club joined the show along with Physician’s Assistant Kayla Bell and Holly Barrett. Nurses Manager of Horizon Healthcare, to talk about an upcoming Shriner’s Hospital  Screening Clinic.  The clinic will be held Thursday September 24, at 5pm.  The first segment of the show did not record.  Please pardon any inconvenience.

 

9/18/15  –  Bruce Brown

Bruce Brown, Lead Guitar for the Charlie Daniels Band joined the show for a rollicking conversation about the music business.  I just listened aagain, and this is a fun interview.

 

9/17/15  –  Mardi Gras Brass

Tom Baker, of Salem, joined the show to talk about the Mardi Gras Brass, the featured show at the Fall Fun Fest on Thursday night.

 

9/16/15  –  Fairfield Fall Fun Fest

Brad Jesop and Stan Garner joined the show to talk about the upcoming events for the Fairfield Fall Fun Fest, starting tonight and running through Saturday, 9/19.

 

 

9/15/15  –  Carrie Halbert – FF Chamber of Commerce

Carrie Halbert from the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce joined the show to talk about the upcoming Fairfield Fall Fun Fest, and the Chamber’s role in it this year.

 

9/14/15  –  Frontier Community College Community Job Fair

Frontier Community College Coordinator of Career Services Alyssa Parrott joined the show to talk about the Community Job Fair being held at FCC on Wednesday, September 23, from 2pm to 6pm at the FCC Workforce Development Center.

 

 

9/11/15  –  Homecoming in the Park

Stephen Watkins, pastor of Round Prairie General Baptist Church, joined the show to talk about the upcoming  Homecoming in the Park in Cisne on September 19.

 

9/10/15  –  Geff Frontier Days

Sherry Jungwirth and Howard Tanner from the Geff Ruritan Club joined the show to talk about the upcoming Geff Frontier Days, taking place this Friday and Saturday.

 

9/9/15  –  Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show to talk about issues affecting the jail and courthouse, along with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department.

 

9/8/15  –  Great Giveaway

Dennis & Janet Brant and Phyllis Hilliard joined the show to talk about the Great Giveaway, taking place this Saturday at the Fairfield First Christian Church.  The Giveaway starts at 10am and runs through 1pm.

 

 

9/7/15  –  Richard Cochran

This is a show recorded in September 2013 with former Fairfield attorney Richard Cochran.  Mr. Cochran passed away on September 3 of this year.

 

9/3/15  –  FNB 5K Run

Megan Boshears, Becky Puckett, and Scott Merkle joined the show to talk about FNB’s 8th Annual Fall Fun Fest 5K run.

 

 

9/2/15  –  Wayne County Health Department

Prevention and Preparedness Coordinator Pat Scarbrough, and Marketing Director Catherine Singleton, from the Wayne County Health Department joined the show to talk about issues facing the Health Department, along with upcoming Flu vaccination clinics.  September is National Disaster preparedness Month.

 

 

8/31/15  –  FCC Adult Education Program

Joining the show this morning were several educators from Frontier Community College, talking about the Adult Education and GED programs.  From Frontier were Linda Sargent, Cheryl Holder, and Jessica Parrent.

 

 

8/28/15  –  Brian Weez Turner

Weez joined the show for our annual football preview show.  Very entertaining.

 

 

8/27/15  –  Fairfield Paint Out 2015

Melinda States and Spencer Meagher joined the show to talk about the upcoming Fairfield Paint Out, taking place from October 6-10.

 

 

8/26/15  –  Grayville Days

Bianca Garcia, Grayville Days Committee member joined the show to talk about upcoming Grayville Days events.  The show is highlighted by a long conversation with Ryan Daniel, international Country Star, playing at Grayville Days on Sunday, September 6, at 6:30.

 

 

8/24/15  –  Cultural Homestay International

Joining the show today were two parent-hosts, Lisa Smith and Belinda Funkhouser, as well as two exchange students currently staying with Mrs. Smith, Henrik Behrens, from Hanover, Germany, and Joon Hong Park, from Inchon, South Korea.  To contact Mrs. Smith for further information about becoming a host-parent, please call 618/854-2658, or Mrs. Funkhouser at 618/375-7503.

 

 

8/21/15  –  Linda Sargent

Linda Sargent, Literacy Development Coordinator at Illinois Eastern Community Colleges joined the show to talk about the need for tutors in the Literacy Development program.  Potential students or tutors may reach her at Frontier Community College at 618/842-3711.

 

 

8/19/15  –  Double Wide Debris

Mark Chapman, Traci Carter, and Keith Chapman of the band Double Wide Debris joined the show to discuss the band and their music.  A real treat, they sang three songs in-studio:  If That Don’t Call For A Beer, What Does?;   Hello,  Southern Illinois;  and Gray.

 

8/18/15  –  Carrie Halbert

Carrie Halbert, Executive Director of the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce joined the show to talk about the several happenings at the Chamber.

 

 

8/17/15  –  Mayor Todd Bailey

Browns Mayor Todd Bailey joined the show to talk about this weekend’s BBQ on the Bonpas in Browns on Saturday, August 22.  They also talked about Sturgis,  SD.

 

8/14/15  –  Collin Dunn

Collin Dunn joined the show to talk about the American Legion Baseball team as well as to talk about Cardinal baseball.  Collin is a student at Illinois Tech.

 

8/13/15  –  Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett

Wayne County Sheriff Mike Everett joined the show and he and Bruce discussed the large heroin raid and bust conducted in Wayne City recently.  Plus… restaurant recommendations!

 

8/12/15  –  Casey Green

Casey Green of Avalon Consulting, LLC, joined the show to talk about his company’s naming to the 2015 Inc. 5000 Fastest Rising Companies List.  Avalon Consulting, LLC, is located in Plano, TX.

 

8/11/15  –  Marty David

Marty David, Reporter for the Wayne County Press joined the show to talk about the recent heroin bust in Wayne City.  Also, Sports.

 

8/10/15  –  Derek Hart – ECHS Football

New Edwards County High School Football Coach Derek Hart joined the show to talk about the upcoming football season.

 

 

8/7/15  –  Frontier Classes

Frontier Community College faculty joined the show to talk about current and upcoming programs available at the college.  Joining the show were Academic Advisor Kara Blanton, Dean of Instruction Paul Bruinsma, and instructors Becky Carter in Phlebotomy and Jodi Peach in Health Informatics.

 

 

8/5/15  –  Frontier Community College Sports

Frontier Community College Athletic Director Tommy Kent, Volleyball Coach Jessica Backes, and Softball Coaches Marty Slover and Jeremy Ellis joined the show to talk about the upcoming seasons for their respective sports.  The first home game for Bobcat Volleyball is August 27.

 

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8/4/15  –  Cisne Reunion

Cathryn Baker and Cheryl Cox from the Cisne Reunion organizing board joined the show to talk about this weekend’s festival.

 

 

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 8/3/15  –  Justin Townsend

Fairfield Mules Head Football Coach Justin Townsend joined the show to talk about the upcoming season for the Mules.